Introduction to the Precalculation Server
The Precalculation Server is a stand-alone running software. It can be used to create Excel spread sheets based on SAP BI data and created BEx workbooks. The excel file can be delivered to the users via Information broadcasting.
The Precalculation Server can be installed on Windows XP and Windows server 2003 machines. Unfortunately the Precalculation Server does not work with Windows Vista. For using the Precalculation Server you will need an Excel installation ready on the machine. / The latest version of the Precalculation Server also supports Microsoft Excel 2007 /. The .NET framework v1.1 also has to be installed on the client machine.
h4. Downloading the installation file
You can download the Precalculation server from the service marketplace. It can be found under:
http://service.sap.com/SWDC Download > Support Packages and Patches > Support Packages and Patches – Entry by Application Group >> SAP Frontend Components > BI ADDON FOR SAP GUI > BI 7.0 ADDON FOR SAP GUI 7.10 > Win32 >>> xPreCalServer